Description of the fields

Below is a description of the fields of the table that can be accessed through the interfaces.

Field: parent

pgc number of the parent. The pgc number indexes all the objects of the database and is sometime associated with the PGC name, it is intended for internal usage and should not be used to name objects in publications.

Field: parentname

Designation of the association

Field: probability

Probability of the membership with the parent

Field: relation

The type of membership determination:

projection - the work uses only information about distribution of objects on the sky

gravity - the work uses information about kinematics or distances of the objects for group identification

Field: siblings

This link returns a list of children for the parent of this object

HyperLeda Questions: